Bachelor of Science (Honours) Sports and Exercise Science

Tunku Abdul Rahman University College (TAR UC)
Kuala Lumpur, WP Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
3 years
January June November
Total tuition fee (local)
RM 34,300
Total tuition fee (foreign)
RM 59,500

About this course

The skills gained from a degree in sports and exercise science could certainly fire the starting gun for an interesting and rewarding career. Students equipped with a good knowledge of the sports and exercise science enable them to look at the science behind health and fitness, as well as an insight into related areas such as nutrition, psychology and management. Demand is growing for sports scientists and performance consultants, as society in general develops a greater awareness of health and fitness issues around work.

This programme provides the students an opportunity to work with industry through their internship and to carry out a real-life research project on sports and exercise science. All such training will add value to their qualifcation and later to their employment opportunities.

Entry Requirements

(1) STPM - Grade C in 2 relevant subjects
(2) A Level - Grade D in 2 relevant subjects
(3) UEC - Grade B in 5 relevant subjects
(4) Other IHL - Relevant Foundation/ Diploma accredited by MQA
(5) TAR UC - Foundation in Science (Track A / Track B) OR Diploma in Sport & Exercise Science

Compulsory subjects:
(1), (2), (3) and (4) must include -
i) SPM Pass/ O Level Grade E (Pass) in Mathematics ##/ UEC Grade C in one mathematics subject#
ii) SPM Pass/ O Level Grade E (Pass)/ UEC Grade C in English Language*

*Grade C and above in AELE0364 English Language conducted by TAR UC is accepted as having fulfilled the English Language requirement for applicants who fail English Language at SPM/O Level/UEC.

#Grade C and above in AMMS0104 General Mathematics conducted by TAR UC is accepted as having fulfilled the mathematics requirement for applicants who fail the required mathematics subject at SPM/O Level/UEC.

a) Students without a credit in SPM Bahasa Melayu are required to pass Bahasa Kebangsaan A before the award of Bachelor Degree.
b) TAR UC Diploma will be accepted on credit transfer into Bachelor Degree programmes.
c) Equivalent qualifications/qualifications from other Institution of Higher Learning (IHL) will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
d) Subject to the Ministry of Higher Education latest requirements.


Human Anatomy and PhysiologyIntroduction to Sports Science, Foundation of Fitness and Exercise, Sports Psychology, Principles of Coaching, Basic Biomechanics, Sports Injuries and Prevention, Motor Control and Learning, Sports Nutrition, Sports and Exercise Psychology, Biomechanical Analysis of Human Movement, Exercise Physiology, Testing and Measurement in Sports & Exercise, Applied Exercise Physiology, Exercise Testing and Prescription, Research Project, Research Methodology in Sports & Exercise, Sports & Exercise for Special Population, Internship/Industrial Training

Core Elective (Choose 6):
Applied Sports Nutrition, Exercise and Rehabilitation, Sports Coaching, Strength and Conditioning, Physiological Testing and Training, Performance Assessment for Sports, Clinical Exercise Testing, Health, Fitness and Disease, Behaviour Modifcation in Sports & Exercise

Games Elective (Choose 4):
Games I: Gym Workout and Swimming
Games II : Tennis and Gymnastics
Games III: Track & Field
Games IV: Basketball and Badminton
Games V: Golf and Squash
Games VI: Fencing
Games VII: Advanced Gymnastics

Language, Mata Pelajaran Pengajian Umum (MPU) and Co-curricular Courses:
English Language, Tamadun Islam dan Asia, English for Communication, Hubungan Etnik, English for the Profession, Entrepreneurship, Bahasa Kebangsaan A, Contemporary Malaysian Issues, Co-curricular

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